Morrison Foerster – 2023 HK Summer Internship

Job Highlight:

Hong Kong Summer Internship Program is a great introduction to what a trainee contract at MoFo would offer you and the best way for you to demonstrate your potential with us.Each year we run two summer programs. The summer programs take place in June and July. These programs are for students in their penultimate or final year of a qualifying law degree planning to take the PCLL and to undertake a training contract in Hong Kong.Each program lasts for four weeks and we take up to five interns for each of the June and July programs. The interns will work on real client transactions and contribute as a valuable part of the team. Each one is assigned an associate mentor who will help him/her settle in. Formal and informal social events will be available to give the interns a chance to get to know the partners and associates and experience our unique culture. By the end of the internship, you should have a good idea of whether the legal field is the career for you – and whether MoFo is the right place for you.The internship forms part of our recruitment process and upon completion of the four week program, candidates who wish to be considered for a training contract will be interviewed and assessed.

Job Requirements:

  • We look for individuals with strong academic backgrounds with a minimum 2:1 degree of at least a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or equivalent from top universities. We also look for entrepreneurial spirit, drive, confidence and a can-do attitude. Given the work we do, we especially look for bilingual or trilingual students, particularly those speaking Mandarin and / or Cantonese, and with reading and writing skills.

Company Overview:

Morrison Foerster transforms complexity into advantage. With our collective intelligence, we shape powerful legal strategies that move your business forward while living our shared values. We solve your most critical multidimensional challenges in a way that provides clarity around the risk you are facing and gives you confidence in your chosen path. We pair diversity of perspective with a strategic consultative approach to craft the tailored strategies you need. We foster trusted partnerships that are defined by winning for you when it matters most. Our clients include some of the largest financial institutions, Fortune 100 companies, and leading technology and life sciences companies. Whether established for decades or just an entrepreneur’s idea, we represent organizations as they grow, innovate, disrupt, and develop into leading industry players and household names.

Job Category: Law
Job Type: Internship
Job Location: Hong Kong

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